Discovery certificate for object 2018pg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16783 [ 2018TNSTR.154....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-05 14:28:21
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

S. Kiyota, J. Brimacombe, G. Bock, K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018pg
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-18bu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:07:01.118 (76.75466) DEC = -32:41:06.11 (-32.68503)
Discovery date: 2018-02-03 01:12:00 (JD=2458152.55)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J05070078-3241051
Host redshift: 0.066673

Remarks: On the rise, confirmed in follow-up imaging

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-03 01:12:00
Flux: 18.1 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-23 03:07:12
Limiting flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018pg